Discover our wild Animal Experiences

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 These experiences are operating again and open for you to book a date-specific ticket

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Panda and Friends

Watch our Giant Pandas Wang Wang and Fu Ni welcome the day and join our Red Panda duo for breakfast.

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Giraffe Feed

Come face-to-face with a ginormous giraffe as they wrestle a carrot from your hands.

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Meerkat Encounter

Get up close to our mischievous meerkats as they run over your lap in search of tasty treats.

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Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby Encounter

Meet the most colourful of all the kangaroo family, our Yellow-footed Rock-wallabies as they eat out of your hands.

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Penguins In Person

Join us for a trip to Adelaide Zoo’s Penguin Beach and help feed our hilarious colony of Little Penguins!

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Koala Encounter

Go behind the scenes and hang with our beautiful koala duo, Sophie and Louise!

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Inspect An Insect

Experience a world where tiny creatures rule! Inspect (and maybe even hold!) our fascinating stick insects.

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Giraffe Face-to-Face

Come face-to-face with Adelaide Zoo’s gorgeous giraffe Nolean and hand feed a gentle giant from a private platform!

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Tortoise Encounter

Get the exclusive opportunity to MEET our gorgeous Aldabra tortoise, Aonika!

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Lion Encounter

Hand feed our hungry African Lions their meaty lunch and feel their excited snarls reverberate through your chest.

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Tiger Encounter

Come eye-to-eye with a Sumatran Tiger and hand feed them a meaty treat.

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Lemur Encounter

Get up close and personal with our adorable Ring-tailed Lemurs as they tuck into breakfast on your lap!

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Tree Kangaroo Encounter

Hand feed our adorable Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroos and learn all about their life high up in the trees.

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Squirrel Monkey Encounter

Follow a primate keeper into our Squirrel Monkey exhibit and help feed these playful primates their lunch.

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Meet The Primates

Get up close to the likes of our tiny tamarins, awe-inspiring orangutans and mischievous Hamadryas Baboon troop!

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Big Cat Interactive

Feed our hungry cats and experience the thrill of looking an African Lion or Sumatran Tiger in the eye.

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Junior Keeper

Spend the morning learning all about animal care and assisting the Variety Children’s Zoo keepers.

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VIP Panda

Experience the exclusive opportunity to get up close with our Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni.

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Keeper For A Day

From preparing the animals’ feed to cleaning enclosures and visiting off limits areas, experience life as a zoo keeper.

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Accessibility and Fitness Levels

Basic: Basic terrain, suitable for all fitness levels*.

Intermediate: Walking upstairs, getting in and out of high vehicles and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for intermediate fitness levels.

Advanced: All day tour, which includes laborious work, getting in and out of high vehicles, walking upstairs and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for Advance Fitness levels.

* Not all basic Behind the Scenes are wheelchair friendly.

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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction.

Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging.

We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.


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